2017-2018 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law (Deadline)

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

5:00 PM

ITT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Institute for Law and the Workplace

Judges will consider papers on any topic relating to the law governing the workplace, such as employment law, labor law, employee benefits, or employment discrimination.


Entries must be the law student author’s own work and must not be submitted for publication elsewhere. Authors must have completed or be currently taking course work in employment or labor law, and must be enrolled in an accredited law school during the Fall 2017 semester. Only the first two submissions per law school will be accepted as entries for consideration.

One top honors award of $3,000 and two $1,000 awards will be presented to the top three entries. In addition to the cash awards, the top three entries will be published on the Institute for Law and the Workplace website. (Electronic versions of winning papers will be required.)

To submit an entry, please go to:
The deadline for submission is Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Entries received after the deadline will not be considered.
Entries may also be mailed to:
Sharon Wyatt-Jordan
Louis Jackson Writing Competition
c/o Institute for Law and the Workplace
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Illinois Institute of Technology
565 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60661-3691

Questions may be directed to Professor Martin H. Malin by e-mail to mmalin@kentlaw.iit.edu, or Program Associate Sharon Wyatt-Jordan by email to swyattj@kentlaw.itt.edu.

For more information, please visit: http://www.kentlaw.iit.edu/louis-jackson-writing-competition
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